It is time to finally put 2020 behind us and look forward to a much brighter year. Make the most of your upcoming 2021 plans by booking a New Year’s getaway to Park City. The winter season is always a favorite time of year to visit Park City, and it will be even more special this year. Take a look at what you can enjoy for New Year’s in Park City:
New Year’s in Park City
Unfortunately, many of the yearly events here in Park City have either been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19. Luckily, the area still has plenty to offer to allow you to ring in 2021 in your own unique way.
Hit Up Park City Mountain
You cannot visit Park City during the winter season without spending some time on the slopes. Park City Mountain offers some of the best winter sports in the entire state of Utah. Park City Mountain continues to be fully operational for the 2020/2021 winter season. The mountain features a variety of trails from simple bunny hills to black diamond slopes. If you are inexperienced you can easily join an introductory class that will show you the ropes. The onsite gear store also offers everything from state-of-the-art equipment to all kinds of rental gear. Don’t miss an opportunity to join the pros who all started on Park City Mountain!
Explore Historic Main Street
When you are not grinding down the slopes of Park City Mountain, you can easily spend your time exploring Historic Main Street. This historic neighborhood offers a variety of unique shops to browse. Catch up on your ski and mining history with a visit to Park City Museum or go look at all of the unique displays of art in the many art galleries on Main Street. Award-winning restaurants continue to provide dine-in and to-go services for any cravings you have. You can easily spend hours on Historic Main Street in between your New Year’s activities.
Explore the Tundra with a Dog Sledding Ride
There is no better way to explore the winter wilderness surrounding Park City than with a pack of loveable huskies. Several different dog sledding companies are available in Park City for you to enjoy. Each pack of dogs is professionally raised from birth to provide these unique experiences to you. Book a dog sled ride with Luna Lobos Dog Sledding or All Seasons Adventures. And yes, you can pet the pups after your thrilling adventure in the snow!
Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing
Another relaxing way to explore Park City is by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. These enjoyable activities are best spent around the time of New Year’s with several different companies available to choose from. You can schedule a private tour of the area or rent your own equipment to take out on the snow. You can’t go wrong when booking with All Seasons Adventures or Destination Sports and Adventures. Don’t forget to dress warm, as these activities can take a few hours to complete!
Try Out Fly Fishing
Another exciting activity that is still available during the winter season is fly fishing. All of you anglers can hit the local river and try your best to reel up a trophy-sized catch. Beginners can still have a blast as well when they partner with Blue Ribbon Fly Fishing or Still Water Fly Fishing. Professional anglers will take you out to the best fishing spots and show you all the tricks. Park City does an incredible job at making sure the local watering holes have a healthy supply of fish. If you need to get your own gear you cannot go wrong with a stop in Park City Outfitters or Trout Bum 2 Fly Shop for rental equipment and more.
Park City Is Waiting for You
As you can see, there are plenty of activities to help bring in the new year in Park City. Our vacation rentals offer luxury amenities, including select homes with ski-in/ski-out access for all of you winter sports lovers out there. Book your rental today and get ready for New Year’s in Park City!
If you are looking for the top winter destination this year, there is nowhere better than Park City. Thousands of visitors make the trek to Park City each year to enjoy everything it has to offer. From the best winter sports in Utah to a variety of other winter activities, there is something for everyone in Park City. This is especially true for those who visit for the holidays. You will get to experience a true winter wonderland, as Park City is covered in snow for every Christmas holiday. Take a look below at what your Christmas in Park City can look like:
Go See the Snow Globes
Park City has so many things that are unique to the city and are loved by all of its residents. The annual snow globes found in the Historic Park City neighborhood are one such attraction. These cute, life-sized snow globes are located all through the downtown area. Each one showcases something different about what everyone loves about Park City. Walk and interact with them and try to track them all down; there is a total of nine snow globes for 2020. The 2020 Snow Globe Stroll starts November 28th and runs until January 3rd.
See the Holiday Lights
Another exciting activity to enjoy while exploring the Historic Main Street is seeing all of the incredible Christmas decorations on display. Local businesses and buildings light up with beautiful Christmas lights that decorate the night sky. Walk around with loved ones as you sip on a mug of hot chocolate!
Take on Park City Mountain
If you did not know already Park City is home to one of the best mountains in the entire state for skiing and snowboarding. Park City Mountain is home to a variety of ski resorts where you can enjoy outdoor activities from sunrise to sundown. Park City Mountain is iconic now after the city hosted the Winter Olympics and having the world see how incredible winter sports can be here. Take on the mountain yourself during your stay over the holidays. Park City Mountain features many different trails of various experience levels. Beginners can sign up for introductory classes to help them find their footing. Once you are feeling more comfortable, take the ski lifts further up the mountain for more adventurous trails. Many visit Park City Mountain without their own ski equipment. Simply visit the onsite shop where you can purchase and rent the top gear around. Everything from skis, boards, boots, bindings, and snow gear can all be found here. You and your family will have an absolute blast with this incredible skiing mountain!
Explore the Snowy Wilderness
Park City is surrounded by beautiful terrain that is begging to be explored. Go out and see everything yourself with one of many different outdoor activities. Active hikers may want to pick up some cross country skis and explore the snowy tundra. This is a great way to see everything on foot and at your own convenience. Or book a dog sled run with one of the many dog sledding companies in the area. These husky companions will take you and a loved on a thrilling ride through the forest; they will also be wanting some scratches behind the ear after you’re done too! The more adventurous types may satisfy the need for speed by renting a snowmobile or snow bike. Last but certainly not least, pick up a tube in town and go snow tubing down local hills. There is a near endless variety to how you can enjoy the snowy season in Park City!
Our Incredible Vacation Rentals
You can have plenty of fun in the snow this Christmas holiday, but if you are staying in less than ideal lodging, you may not be getting the vacation you deserve. Our vacation rentals across Park City are some of the best the city has to offer. Luxury amenities await you inside each privately owned home. Enjoy gourmet kitchens, stainless steel appliances, flat screen TVs, pool/hot tub access, and even ski-in/ski-out access to and from Park City Mountain. Full-sized bedrooms and bathrooms provide more than enough space to relax in. The living areas feature open floor plans so you will not feel squished inside a small room. Our vacation rentals will make sure your holiday trip to Park City will be one to remember for years to come.
The Best for Christmas in Park City
Take your family to the winter wonderland they deserve this holiday season by choosing Park City for your Christmas plans. Act quick as our popular holiday rentals book up fast for the popular winter season. Enjoy incredible amenities and be just steps away from everything that makes Park City so great.
The Park City and surrounding areas become an exciting wonderland during the festive months of November and December. We definitely know how to ring in the holidays and the New Year; check out these festive things to do in Park City!
Start out the season right with this event that is unique to the area. Come out to the Electric Parade on Saturday, November 25. Santa will be strolling Main Street starting at 4 p.m., followed by holiday carolers at 5 p.m. You won’t want to miss the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree in Miner’s Park, along with the lighting of lights along Main Street. The Electric Parade starts at 6 p.m. at the Miner’s Hospital and head for Main Street. This is truly one of the more eclectic electric parades!
Santa Comes Down the Town Lift
On December 16, come out to the Town Lift to welcome Santa to town. Starting at 5:30, join the merriment at the Town Lift Plaza where there will be holiday cheer and more. Santa will then join the festivities via the Town Lift. And you and your family can get your photo taken by EpicMix Photo to capture those memories!
Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-Along
December 14-17 brings this Park City tradition to life. Come out toe the Egyptian Theatre and join local talent as they bring the musical sounds of the season to the stage. And of course, this is the perfect change to get your inner singer out as the crowd is expected to join along!
December 16 to 31 brings the annual Snowfest to Park City Mountain Resort. This winter festival brings all sorts of great festivities including après musical acts, village entertainers, tasty food and much, much more!
Do some shopping for local art at the BRANDed PC event. This is a pop-up shop that will present and celebrate Park City’s creative artisans. It will be held Dec. 4-8, 10-7 p.m. and Dec. 9-10, noon- 5 p.m. at the Kimball Art Center. This is a great way to discover and support local art!
Annual Torchlight Parade
On December 24, come out and see the 55th Annual Torchlight Parade at the Park City Base area. You’ll love the spectacle of skiers shushing down the slopes, torches in hand to truly light up the slopes to ring in the Christmas holiday!
If you want more information about these or other great festive things to do in Park City, all you have to do is ask one of Park City Rental Properties’ friendly team members!